Kast Red Dewar Specifications
Kast spectrograph, red channel Date installed 9/20/2016 Detector
15 u-meter pixels
Amplifier Two: Left and Right Temperature
-105 C Gain (e-/DN) Slow readout: Left: 1.85, Right: 1.92
Fast readout: Left: 0.555, Right: 0.54
Noise (e-/pix RMS) Slow readout: Left: 3.6, Right: 3.9
Fast readout: Left and Right: 4.3
Dark current 4 e-/pixel/hour Full well 150,000 e- Linearity Slow readout: linear until 32k DN
Fast readout: linear to 65k DN
CTE Vertical direction: 0.999998
Horizontal direction: 0.999996
Notes Both Left and Right amplifiers are used.
Detector is actually a 4kx2k device, but one quarter of the detector
is non-functional, but that region is outside the illuminated area.
Linearity Plot for Slow Readout